Monday, April 12, 2004

Using perl to drive HP's Lights Out management module

Hewlett-Packard<br/>logo Most of the current generation hp ProLiant servers (really all
except the very low cost ones) have an embedded management chip,
Integrated Lights Out (iLO)

The cool thing is you can drive all the iLO's operations (power on/off
server, user admin, etc) by sending XML across SSL to it's NIC. HP
has recently put out some sample perl to show you exactly how to do

Be sure to have the perl modules IO::Socket::SSL

Check it out: HP Lights-Out Perl Scripting Sample

Thursday, April 8, 2004

FCC Chairman Michael Powell to speak at a NH event

This just came across the local Linux Users group mailng list:

Special guest Luncheon with FCC Chairman Michael Powell

Lunch and Remarks 12:00-1:30 p.m.
Tuesday, April 13th
C.R. Sparks - Bedford, New Hampshire

Tickets $25

The Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with the New
Hampshire High Technology Council, the New Hampshire Association of
Broadcasters and The Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce are
hosting a special guest luncheon with Federal Communications
Commission Chairman, Michael Powell.

Chairman Powell has emerged as one of the most visible and active
chairpersons in the history of the Federal Communications
Commission. The future direction of wire and wireless communications
in the United States rests squarely in the hands of Chairman Powell
and his colleagues at the FCC as they seek to find a balance between
regulation and free market competition. Issues such as voice-over
Internet and decency in broadcasting are also on the Chairman's

Luncheon guests will have the opportunity to engage in a Q & A with
Chairman Powell. This event is made possible through the generous
support of our sponsors:

Cedarpoint Communications
Verizon Communicatons-NH
BayRing Communications
New Hampshire Association ofBroadcasters

Any Howard Stern fans or href="">activists in the area?

Since tomorrow is Good Friday...

Here is a
nice condensed version
of Mel Gibson's "The Passion of The Christ"

The musical score is amazing.